April 2006 Archives

Is the Devil Really in the Details?

Article by   April 2006
A simple, isolated statement about belief in scriptural authority is not enough on its own to distinguish Protestants from Catholics. Some months ago, Wheaton College was thrust into the limelight in circumstances which caused what can only be described as... continue

Overload

Article by   April 2006
So how should we deal with the inescapable overload of life in the twenty-first century? Do you ever get overwhelmed by all the things you need to get done, and discouraged by all the things you probably won't? Almost every... continue

The Reviewer Review'd or John Calvin--setting the record straight

Article by   April 2006
Paul Helm responds to Scott Oliphint's review of his work, John Calvin's Ideas. Professor Scott Oliphint has recently reviewed my book John Calvin's Ideas (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004 - a paperback reprint is due out in September 2006) and... continue

John Calvin's Ideas

Article by   April 2006
This book is not a study of Calvin per se, neither is it a study of Calvin's theology. Specifically, it is a study of Calvin's ideas by a Calvinistic philosopher; "...it is concerned with Calvin as a receiver, user, and... continue

Acts: Brazos Theological Commentary of the Bible

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"This is not your father's commentary, uh, Oldsmobile." Pelikan's Acts is the first available in the new series, Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible. This series is projected to have 40 volumes and has been highly promoted at various scholarly... continue

Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why

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There has been a long-standing discussion in the world of textual criticism concerning the degree to which scribes intentionally altered passages of the New Testament to better conform to their own theological preferences. Ever since the well-known statement from Westcott... continue

Three Books on the Bible: A Critical Review

Article by   April 2006
The last few years have witnessed the publication of several books on the Bible, most of which are in some measure innovative. In addition to the three I shall review in this essay, one cannot overlook Peter Jensen's The Revelation... continue

Inspiration and Incarnation: Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament

Article by   April 2006
A book about the identity and purpose of the Bible must be of interest to any serious Christian. But at first glance Inspiration and Incarnation seems daunting. Peter Enns, a Professor of Old Testament at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia,... continue

Total Truth

Article by   April 2006
I do not have the space in this brief review to give a summary of the content of the whole of this remarkable book; rather I will mention just a couple of highlights. Last year I had the students in... continue
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